Spotlight on New Courses
Three years ago, photography Professor Nancy Floyd presented Jonathan Gayles, associate dean for undergraduate learning, with an idea to take her students to a place where they could not only learn lessons in a classroom but also experience the lessons for themselves.
From that initial meeting with Gayles, the College of Arts and Sciences domestic… more »
Arts and Sciences students will soon be able to earn six credit hours in the time that it would normally take to earn three thanks to a new pilot program called Integrative Course Pairing set to launch in the spring.
“If a student is able to take two or three classes like this during his… more »
Can photos of one black American man posed in the tradition of Greek art change the world’s views of beauty and blackness? How did the image of one man dunking a basketball become a commodity representing black athleticism and its relationship to capitalism across the globe? How did the exhibition of one woman’s body… more »
HIST 4490 SPECIAL TOPICS: THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT IN AMERICA
Prof. Glenn T. Eskew
Fifty years ago nonviolent protests designed to end racial discrimination racked the nation as demands for civil rights filled the streets and legislative halls. This Special Topics History Course 4490 on the Civil Rights Movement in… more »
“Greek and Roman Mythology”
Summer TR 1:50-4:20 (CRN 54021)
Dr. Gerard Pendrick
Students can find more information about a BIS in Classical Studies and information about other offerings in MCL at www.gsu.edu/languages.
“In this class we will explore some of the best-known myths from ancient Greece. The class will begin… more »
AAS 4970: Black Dance
From Bahia to Dakar, Cuba to Guinea, New York to Port of Spain, the rhythms of moving bodies signify and identify communities of people. In dancehalls, sacred spaces, and neighborhood yards people speak to one another through a vocabulary of hips, steps, twists, and breaks. This course… more »
The Department of Philosophy is pleased to announce that beginning in the fall of 2014 philosophy majors and minors can take a philosophy internship course for three credit hours provided that they meet certain eligibility and course requirements. Detailed information about the philosophy internship course can be found here: http://www2.gsu.edu/~wwwphi/16826.html. Internships allow students the… more »
GEOS 6005: Geology of Georgia
Based on the idea that the best introduction to geological materials and processes is to observe them directly in their “natural setting”, Geology of Georgia takes students out of the classroom and into the outdoors. Students will spend time camping, hiking, and trying to figure out how our planet works.
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WST 4910/AAS 4970, Special Topics: Gender and Sexuality in the African Diaspora
How might we (re) theorize gender and sexuality if we use the African Diaspora as our point of departure? During this course we will think about the kinds of conceptual tools: questions, methods, theories, histories, geographies, time periods, and social/cultural movements that we… more »
Spotlight on New Courses is a new feature on the blog that highlights courses for undergraduates that have never been offered before at GSU.
PHOT 3050, Selected Topics: Documentary Photography provides students with an intensive course of practical, hands-on research of the Serenbe Community south of Atlanta. The course is designed to strengthen investigative skills… more »